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Senior Electrification Design Engineer

Location Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000159362

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce, Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

Job Description

As Senior Electrification Design Engineer, you will manage the concept, design, and development of electrical and control systems for multiple new products. You will be a key contributor to a multi-functional, worldwide Electrification Solutions product group responsible for the definition, development, integration, and application of advanced technologies into prototype and production site energy transfer solutions.  This group is a critical element of the Caterpillar enterprise effort to support mining, quarry, and heavy construction customers on their sustainability journey, primarily through energy transition and electrification.

Job Duties:  

  • This position will be accountable for contributing to the concept, development, and design of complex components, subsystems, or processes.

  • This position performs complex analysis work, identifies design problems, and resolves problems. Although this position may be the transition from individual contributor to team leadership, the major focus of the job is on technical delivery. Incumbents may work more directly with different units, suppliers, customers, and/or other teams.

  • Evaluate new products or processes.

  • Perform product maintenance.

  • Responsible for design control of electrical energy transfer components and subsystems, this includes detailed design, analysis, validation planning, and support of lab and field testing.

  • Collaboration with suppliers to deliver cost, quality, and velocity.

  • Meeting serviceability and lifecycle requirements.

  • Understanding standards and regulations related to energy transfer and supporting compliance and certification of the product.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum or equivalent experience.

5 years of experience in electrical product design or development.

Top candidates will also have:

Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Understanding of mining and/or quarry industries, and electrification/energy transfer experience.

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform complex assignments.

Requires a self-starter with strong technical leadership skills.

Must have the ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the workgroup, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers.

Additional information:

The location for this position is Tucson, AZ.

Domestic relocation assistance is available.

This position may require 10% travel.

Sponsorship is not available.

Closing date: 10/6/2022.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance.  We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .

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Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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